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There may be no obvious cause for hiccups, but possible causes are abdominal surgery, hot and spicy foods, noxious fumes, stroke or brain tumor.

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Hiccups are a rather annoying and strange phenomena. Most people will experience at least one in their lifetime. So will cats, dogs, horses and rats. Hiccu.

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Sep 22, 2014 ... Hiccups are bursts of inspiratory (breathing in) activity. The muscles we use when we take in a breath are the intercostal muscles situated ...

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Jun 20, 2017 ... Here we will focus primarily on how to get rid of hiccups. ... If the hiccups do not go away after 5-10 minutes, feeding should be resumed as this ...

www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/why-do-i-hiccup

Oct 14, 2016 ... We've all had them, but do you actually know where they come from? They're hiccups, and they're the strange little sounds that can escape ...

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The part to blame is your diaphragm (say: DIE-uh-fram). This is a dome-shaped muscle at the bottom of your chest, and all hiccups start here. How often do you ...

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Sometimes hiccups persist for a long period of time and can be a sign of an ... This will cause the diaphragm to contract, as it does when we breathe in.

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May 22, 2009 ... Hiccupping is a minimally studied subject, often treated as a bizarre, perhaps vestigial function. There are only speculations as to why we ...

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Jan 27, 2012 ... No one knows just why we hiccup, but it is probably an ancient mechanism involved in teaching babies how to suckle.

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Jul 28, 2016 ... View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-hiccup-john-cameron The longest recorded case of hiccups lasted for 68 years … and ...